National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NBHAAD
Events: Awareness Days

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NBHAAD

February 07
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February 7

The Strategic Leadership Council plans NBHAAD each year.

This observance is an opportunity to increase HIV education, testing, community involvement, and treatment among black communities.

The first National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) was marked in 1999 as a grassroots-education effort to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment in communities of color.

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February 7: National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Use the Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign resources to fight stigma.

Learn about the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

Check out the Ready Set PrEP program offering free PrEP to eligible patients.

Use and share CDC’s digital toolkit for NBHAAD 2021 communication.

Use AHEAD to learn how HIV has disproportionately affected Black Americans.


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